U.S. Coins Gold Coinage $5 Classic Head Gold

1838-C $5 NGC AU Details (Harshly Cleaned)

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Eye Appeal:
Degree of Toning: 1/10
DLRC Inventory #: 1852197

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Auction Name: Internet Auction #1132.
Closed On: Sunday, August 30, 2020 10:36 PM.
Realized: $4,250.
Pricing Guidance:
CDN CPG® Value: $13,200.00 (What's CPG®?)

Item Description:
Tough date that is unusual in affordable grades. This popular obverse mintmark issue is rather heavily cleaned on the obverse with some noticeable scratches on the reverse as well. Mintage of just 17,179 coin struck at the Charlotte mint of this issue.

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Catalog Details:
PCGS #: 8177 ()
Catalog: U.S. Coins
Category: Gold Coinage
Series: $5 Classic Head Gold
Type: Classic head
Years for Type: 1834-1838
Strike: Business
Denomination: Half eagle
Mint Location: Charlotte
Designer: William Kneass
Composition: 89.92% gold; 10.08% silver & copper
Weight: 8.36g
Edge Type: Reeded
Mintage: 17,179